Grandaughter's bus resto :)

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Grandaughter's bus resto :)

Post by kevsplitty » Sun Jan 22, 2017 5:16 pm

People who know me,know that ive been on the vdub scene all my life,will be 50 this year. My little grandaughter Phoebe came to her first VW Action last year,my 40th Action her first :D. She will be 3 in March,she loves my buses,everytime she pops round she wants to get in & drive lol. I'm a chippy by trade ,have made a few things over the years for Brads auctions so decided for Phoebe's 3rd birthday i'd make her her own bus. Heres a few pics of progress so far,will be her first proper bed :)
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Post by kevsplitty » Sun Jan 22, 2017 5:24 pm

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Post by kevsplitty » Sun Jan 22, 2017 5:28 pm

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apart from making up the bumpers its ready for the paint shop,my son-in-law is doing that bit :D Will stick up a pic of it finished in a few weeks ,think she's gonna love it :)
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Post by Terry » Sun Jan 22, 2017 6:14 pm

Absolutely gorgeous, well done! :)
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Post by caveman » Sun Jan 22, 2017 6:24 pm

well done it looks sweet I'm sure she will love it
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Post by petergyoung » Sun Jan 22, 2017 7:44 pm

Impressive bit of carpentry! She is a very lucky girl.
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Post by vwbuzzers » Sun Jan 22, 2017 9:40 pm

Wow great work kev your an inspiration to us older chaps lol
Need to show this to my twin grandaughters but it would have to be a double decker.

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Post by kevsplitty » Mon Jan 23, 2017 6:46 am

vwbuzzers wrote:Wow great work kev your an inspiration to us older chaps lol
Need to show this to my twin grandaughters but it would have to be a double decker.

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Post by miles » Mon Jan 23, 2017 9:13 am

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Post by Reggie » Mon Jan 23, 2017 11:00 am

:cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: Absolutely fantastic that Kev :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:
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Post by Lovejoy » Mon Jan 23, 2017 11:55 am

Awesome, great work, my son would love that
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Post by kevsplitty » Sat Jan 28, 2017 8:27 pm

Finished the bumpers ,slash front & diamond rear :)
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Got them fitted today,all sanded up now ready to go to the paint shop:)
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Post by kevsplitty » Sat Feb 04, 2017 4:09 pm

Made a pull out storage drawer for underneath it today,should slot in between the wheels :)
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Post by johnny k » Sun Feb 05, 2017 3:20 pm

Fantastic Kev.
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Post by kevsplitty » Sun Feb 05, 2017 6:45 pm

Haha thanks JK i'm sure you could do the same with your skills,hope you & the family are keeping well bud x
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